In case of loss or damage of equipment, the department sustaining the loss should proceed as follows:
- The supervisor of the department or, in his/her absence, another person having line of responsibility shall report the theft or damage to the UConn Police Department immediately upon discovery. The UConn Police Department will issue an incident # on their report. Regional campuses should report to their respective substations of the UConn Police Department. Off-site locations should make their report to the local police department with jurisdiction.
- The supervisor of the department, or a person of managerial level in the line of command, shall within 5 days after discovery of a loss of accountable property, prepare and submit an Accountability (C-1) form. This form can be found at http://accountingoffice.uconn.edu/accountability-form/
The Police Department will notify the University of Connecticut Office of the Controller. The Controller will notify the State of Connecticut Office of the State Comptroller via the CO-853: REPORT OF LOSS OR DAMAGE TO STATE OWNED REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY with a copy to the department.